## A Catalogue of the Portsmouth Collection of Books and Papers Written by Or Belonging to Sir Isaac Newton: The Scientific Portion of which Has Been Presented by the Earl of Portsmouth to the University of Cambridge |

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I . Parcels

I . Parcels

**containing**Transcripts from Alchemical authors * II . Papers on Alchemy * III . Books on Alchemy IV . Notes of Experiments V. Miscellaneous Notes VI . A MS . Note - book . 11 18 19 ib . 20 21 . Page xi

Many of the Mathematical papers

Many of the Mathematical papers

**contain**Newton's preparations for the Principia , and notes which spring out of questions that were started by his correspondents . It must be recollected that Newton practically gave up his mathematical ... Page xii

It is interesting to find among the papers on the Lunar Theory a good many

It is interesting to find among the papers on the Lunar Theory a good many

**containing**Newton's calculations relating to the inequalities which are described in the above scholium . These papers are unfortunately very imperfect ... Page xiii

The papers also

The papers also

**contain**a long list of propositions in the Lunar Theory which were evidently intended to be inserted in a second edition , upon which Newton appears to have been engaged in 1694. This list , together with the two lemmas ... Page xvii

He must have seen , also , at the same time , that the MS . was an old one , and although it does not

He must have seen , also , at the same time , that the MS . was an old one , and although it does not

**contain**the pointed letters which Newton sometimes but by no means invariably employed to denote Fluxions , Leibnitz could hardly fail ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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